• Bjlane

#dailygratitude - a close look

Updated: Apr 11, 2019


Take a closer look at life.

The world that here exists.

Be like a child. Look and find.

The joys of simple things.

The simple word. The simple smile.

The simple hug or nod.

The simplicity of every day.

The best part of life.


“A closer look” lady in pink

Lady in Pink Series

24”x 20”

Oil on canvas

Studio art

©Bjlane 2008


Prints and gifts


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The back story:

This painting was inspired as I was painting outdoors in Germany on my first trip to Europe. Almost finished with the days artwork, I stood at my easel and took a second look at the beautiful church before me, and the canvas which I would later name "A Casual Stroll”. Grabbing my camera I began taking final reference photos so I could finish the piece in my studio once I returned home. A man on a bike passed by and turned his head to look at me. His curiosity was mirrored by my interest in his culture. I quickly snapped his portrait. He would eventually become the subject of this piece “A Closer Look”. In the background you will find my sister in front of the church in St.Tönis ... “The Lady in Pink”.

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